Longer hikes

Peaks of the Balkans Trail

“This remote and mysterious mountain range, much of it accessible only by foot, offers more than beauty. It hosts shepherds and goatherds and ancient pastoral traditions that have yet to be destroyed by mechanisation. In its isolated villages, traces still survive of a centuries-old code of conduct that combines extremes of punishment and generosity”, Martin Fletcher the Financial Times.

Our team the Balkan Natural Adventure organises on demand trips to the Accursed Mountains, including The Peaks of the Balkans Trail. We will adjust your itinerary based on your travel plans. In order to include all three countries: Kosovo, Albania and Montenegro, you should plan for 6 to 15 days of hiking. The best season is between June and September, while you can start your trip from any of the three countries. We offer support also for self-guided tours. Open dates for solo and small groups, available.

Contact us with your question: virtyt@bnadventure.com.

Watch the video or read what Financial Times has said after traveling with us in the Peaks of the Balkans trail :

Watch the amazing video made during a trip by Financial Times.

“This remote and mysterious mountain range, much of it accessible only by foot, offers more than beauty. It hosts shepherds and goatherds and ancient pastoral traditions that have yet to be destroyed by mechanisation. In its isolated villages, traces still survive of a centuries-old code of conduct that combines extremes of punishment and generosity”, Martin Fletcher the Financial Times, a tour run by Balkan Natural Adventure. Search Google to read the full story

“The path literally links Muslim, Catholic and Orthodox enclaves, as well as Slavs and numerous Albanian tribes in three adjoining national parks, each showcasing the border region’s inestimable beauty. Towering rock walls scream for thousands of feet into an unimpeachable sky. Farmhouses gather like asters in valleys. Wolves and lynxes pad through landscapes soaked in green”, Tim Neville The new York Times.

Contact for your personalised itinerary Virtyt Gacaferri.

Peaks of the Balkans is a trail that runs through Kosovo, Montenegro and Albania offering spectacular views and giving you a first hand experience of the mountainous’ cultures in all three countries. This is not just a hiking trip its a culinary, cultural and mountaineering experience offered to you balanced between quality and price.

Visit the forgotten villages of Albania where the memories of blood feuds and tribal culture are to fresh, taste the fresh mountain food cooked in a traditional manner. Experience the traditional hosting in the mountains where guest is close to God, visit the biggest glacial lake in Balkans the Plav lake.

Joins us for an adventure in the Peaks of the Balkans trail most isolated corner of European continent. Arrivals from London at: Pristina Airport  Kosovo Check direct flights with Wizz Air, Podgorica Airport Montenegro Check direct flights with Ryanair, Tirana Airport Albania Check direct flights British Airways. We will adjust your itinerary based on your flight.

Sample itinerary from Kosovo